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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon August 10, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GUEST TALK: Dr Catherine Bishop – Making Ends Meet: Colonial Women in Business

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Sue Woolfe – The War Between Research and Creativity

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Dr. Sue Woolfe – Remembering Your Creativity

The Society of Women Writers NSW welcomes newcomers to our monthly Literary Luncheon on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Competition

Closing date: Thursday 15th September 2016.

This international short story prize is open to writers around the world regardless of age, genre or career stage.

Prize: AUD$1000 and publication in Mascara Literary Review.

Theme: Tidal.
Wollongong is a beautiful coastal city, but you still never know just what might wash up on the shore!

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Literary Luncheon: Guest Speaker Announced

Our State President, Trevar Langlands, has announced the Guest Speaker for the Literary Luncheon to be held in November.

Trevar’s announcement:

I am very excited to announce my special guest for our November Literary Awards – The year is going fast so I do hope you Susannah Fullertonwill get your bookings in early as my guest will especially delight readers and writers alike.

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Book Launch and Radio Interview with Trevar Langlands

Date for Book Launch: Saturday 30 July 2016

Time: 1:00 pm

The Ukrainian Studies Foundation in Australia and the Ukrainian Association of Sydney invite you to a Literary Launch to celebrate the publication of:

  • Shards of Life by Helen Boris, and
  • An English-language translation of Volodymyr Yavorivsky’s The Chornobyl Madonna by Yuri Tkacz.

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Writers Voice Deadline – 15th August

Just a reminder that the Writers Voice Quarterly Copy Deadlines are: 15 February, 15 May, 15 August and 15 November each year.
Copy for submission should be sent to:

The Editor,
Writers Voice
65 Barbara Boulevard,
Seven Hills NSW 2147

Tel: (02) 9831 6808
Email:

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Macarthur Playwriting Festival 2016

The closing date for scripts is 16th September 2016.

Wingz Productions are currently seeking submissions for the annual playwriting competition, Macarthur Playwriting Festival 2016.

The short-listed plays will be staged on 26th November 2016 at the Town Hall Theatre, 297 Queen Street, Campbelltown, as a part of the festival.

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Reminder: Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency

Applications close: Monday 2 May 2016.

Click on this link to see the details of the original post.

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Shoalhaven Literary Award 2016 – Poetry

Competition closes on Friday 3 June 2016.

Winners will be notified after Saturday 17 September 2016.

Prizes:

1st: $1000 together with a two-week artist residency at Arthur Boyd’s Bundanon on the Shoalhaven River.
2nd: $300
3rd: $100
Plus $200 Geoff Bolton Award for an entry from a Shoalhaven resident.

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Newcastle Poetry Prize 2016

Closes midnight Friday 17th June 2016

Write:

A poem, or suite of poems, up to 200 lines.

Win:

  • First prize: $15 000
  • Second prize: $5 000
  • Third prize: $1 000
  • Local Award: $500
  • Harri Jones Memorial Prize (for a poet <35 years): $250
  • Hunter Writers Centre members’

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The Society of Women Writers NSW – Literary Luncheon May 11, 2016

LITERARY LUNCH AND WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GUEST TALK: Sophie Masson – Creators Unite in a Small Press with Big Ideas

GUEST SPEAKER: Award winning author Libby Hathorn – The Heart of her Picture Books

WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Sophie Masson –

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Children’s Writing Programme

As reported, on Page 5 of the March 2016 Edition of Writers Voice, by our Vice President (Colleen Parker); a Children’s Writing Programme package is available from the Management Committee (for a fee of $25) to interested FAW NSW Branches.

The FAW NSW is indebted to Jan Tolley who has graciously shared these guidelines with us.

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2016 ACU Prize for Poetry

Closing date for entries is Monday 6th June 2016.

Theme

The 2016 ACU (Australian Catholic University) Prize for Poetry aims to support writers and to continue the tradition of the Catholic Church as a key patron of the arts. Following the success of the Prize in previous years,

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Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM) 7 May 2016

Notice of Annual General Meeting.
Date:  Saturday, May 7, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts,
1st Floor, ‘Lawson’ Room,
280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Election of Office Bearers:
All State Council positions will be declared vacant at the meeting and new officers will be elected for the 2016 / 2017 year.

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